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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
legend -- nelson mandela. he was 95. lost itstion has greatest son. our people have lost a father. although we knew that this day diminishe, nothing can our sense of the profound and .nduring loss >> of mandela served for five years as the first black resident of south africa after the african national congress artie help end apartheid in 1994. guy johnson has more on the mandela legacy. firstree man takes his steps into a new south africa. >> from prisoner to president, his 1990 release from jail signaling the end of the racist policy of apartheid. he would go on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i do hereby promise to be faithful to the republic of south africa. wasorn to a local chief, he one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. he began opposing the white minority a policy of apartheid, laws that segregated society and made colored south africans second-class citizens. byst, mandela was moved gandhi. more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of led ational congress, he violent sabotage attacks a
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
funeral arrangements for nelson mandela. stay with us. ♪ welcome back to the second half-hour of bottom line on bloomberg television. i'm mark crumpton thank you staying with us. let's check where the markets finished the session. you're with us at the bottom of decemberon this friday 6, 2013. good news for the stock market today. tocks rose sharply. and job gains were reported. that is an encouraging sign for the economy. and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in five years. the s&p 500 was up at 1805. the dow jones industrial average, rising to 16,020. the nasdaq composite index right rising at 4062. let's check some of the top stories for the hour. honorhedule of events to nelson mandela has been released. the south african president has declared it a day of her question. they'll be followed tuesday by memorial service. nelson mandela died yesterday at the age of 85 years old. he will lie in government buildings until his burial. president obama will be among the dignitaries attending the funeral. willding champion, spain, play a world cup game against the netherlands. it is
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
mandela. you pose problems for all of the does not sound like you. more than 20 lawmakers on their way for the memorial service. they should be back by wednesday. we expect if there is a budget deal, it would happen by late tomorrow. subject should happen later. it should not cause a big problem. rex phil mattingly joining us tonight. a victory for wall street, regulators will not require ceos to confirm they are complying with the vockel rule according to people familiar with tell us the wording will be a relief to who werek executives concerned they would have to personally guarantee and their firms were in compliance. instead, they would have to sign off on having policies and systems in place. five agencies are set to approve. the mostation is among complex and controversial arising from the dodd frank act in 2010 to overhaul the banking crisis. to the credit the congressional health care clock is ticking. biting into the day, lawmakers need to enroll in a plan under obama care or risk losing their government subsidy. peter cook has more. >> by having to sign up for obama care,
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
rundown. nelson mandela died at the age of 95 and tributes are pouring in around the globe. >> we've lost one of the most influential and courageous and good human beings. he belongs to the ages. >> mandela served 27 years in prison after being convicted of treason with the white minority government. three years later, he won the nobel peace prize. he became the first elected black president. once again, mandela has died at 95. we'll have more later in the show. meantime, our top tech story, twitter has added the first woman to their board effective immediately. she was ceo of pearson until last year. twitter faced controversy for not having a woman board member. she tweeted, "there could not be a more exciting time to join." john is in l.a. what is the latest? >> this was a priority to have a woman join the board. there are a number of things that made her the right candidate. she is smart and a forward thinking person. speaking with someone who worked with her, she pushed the envelope in the industry. the international experience and media experience is helpful for where twitter is
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. i am tom keene. it is a busy day. nelson mandela is front and center. data.ot of economic today is job stay. the moment is 8:30 a.m.. theine: 55, we get university of michigan confidence. also, we have american eagle outfitters out before the bell. alan greenspan will speak. he called it a bubble. bitcoin made aon splash. next year'sraw for soccer world cup will take place in brazil. it will determine the competition at the tournament. this is a big deal. >> that is more foreign than the jobs report, actually. >> state tuned. current, commodities, stocks, bonds -- we're nearing 1800 and the futures. yields go out. the dollar is stronger, con founding germany. they won a weaker euro and they do not get it. -- this is aond big deal. underer chinese currency, is at australian dollar .91. we scoured the papers. so much is going on this morning. all of it is centered on the passing of nelson mandela. >> he is the front page story. today is job stay. the results of the survey say that payrolls have increased in the month of november. >> the feeling is like this? >> it will probably decli
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am EST
presidents travel to johannesburg to pay respect to the memory of nelson mandela. late,r fedex package is you deserve a refund? this is "bloomberg surveillance ." i'm tom keene. joining me is scarlet fu and alix steel. let's get right to the morning breeze as the ceremonies continue in south africa. >> in china, industrial output rose less than estimated in november while retail sales unexpectedly accelerated. it paints a mixed picture of growth as leaders gather in beijing to set economic policies for the coming year. you're in the u.s., 7:30 a.m., nisb small business optimism and then wholesale inventories and we have earnings for going out. 7:00 a.m., toll brothers. after the bell, smith & wesson earnings. we are waiting for president of >> -- president obama to speak in johannesburg where he joins 90 other heads of state. >> ban ki-moon speaking right now, secretary-general of the united nations. presidentsf four travel. not george bush, senior, but other living presidents with president obama. i thought the "new york times" article on travel, 16 hours on air force one, hav
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 4:00am EST
", former secretary of state madeleine albright talks about nelson mandela and north korea. the november jobs report. margaret carlson and ramesh ponnuru debate obamacare's revival. we begin the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. madame secretary. >> good to be with you. >> you paid tribute to the noble
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
emily chang. headlines.op world leaders are remembering nelson mandela at a memorial service at a soccer stadium in south africa. president obama was among those who spoke at the service for mandela. the president made headlines by shaking the hand of event president raul castro. that was the first handshake between those leaders in 13 years. the nominate to head the irs is at his confirmation hearing. will work to he restore the public's trust in the agency. they are struggling with budget cuts and political applications of admitting it applied closer groups. to tea party general motors named a new ceo, making her the first woman to lead a global auto company. there is an -- she is an engineer and has been for 30 years. she will take over for dan a person -- akerson. now to amazon. we all know it is a major online retailer. you may not know that amazon has been quietly building an advertising agency over the last few years. $600 million over it is expectednd to grow this year. cory johnson is back with more on this story. who knew? >> i have been learning a lot about amazon the last cou
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
south africa this morning. he will be attending memorial services for nelson mandela. george bush and hillary clinton will join the president and the first lady. jimmy carter and bill clinton will fly separately. they will join dozens of other dignitaries and tens of thousands of mourners at the service being held in johannesburg. that is your morning brief. >> it was a subtle weekend. particularly in bitcoin. that will be a feature during the week. futures are up. the 10 year yield is that 84. the currency market is on the move. crude is at 111. the 30 year bond tries to migrate higher. 103.05. it was really quite important to see strong -- keep it going. we scoured the papers. >> some of the biggest tech companies are joining forces. they are demanding reforms on the nsa surveillance program. names include cap -- apple, google -- all of the silicon valley companies. they highlight the need to reform practices. after president obama told msnbc that he plans to propose curbs on the nsa to guard against snooping. >> facebook says to mind my business. >> what is the story here? >> there
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama speaks africa at an emotional memorial service for nelson mandela. u.s. regulators approve the poker rule in an effort to make and we go inside of the c suite at the new cadillac. to our viewers here in the united states, and those of you joining us from around the world, welcome. do we have full coverage of the stocks and stories making headli
Search Results 0 to 12 of about 13 (some duplicates have been removed)